Tag: Volunteering

They’re Not Next Door But They’re Still Your Neighbors

I came across the above quote not too long ago and thought it exemplified my responsibility as a volunteer. In the Winter of 2019, I participated in a service immersion program known as the Habitat for Humanity Gulf Coast Service Trip. As I formerly entered Babson as a transfer student, I hoped that this experience…

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Alexandra Guillot

Making Do with What You’ve Got

As I’m now wrapping up my second week with MainStreet Hammonton, there’s at least one lesson that is clear to me: in a nonprofit organization, you have to work with what you have. While this may be an obvious statement to many, I’ve never realized how this fact affects so much of a nonprofit’s work.…

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Alexandra Guillot

Going Back to My Roots

As I prepare my first internship blog post for the summer, I find myself reflecting upon my first year at Babson College, and how the skills that I’ve gained will impact my internship experience. Just within the first few months of my college experience, I’ve discovered more about myself and my interests, and believe that…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Staying Productive During Winter Break

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Calvin Wang ’19. It’s 2 pm on a Wednesday, you just got out of bed and had some pastries for “lunch.” You sit down to spend yet another day aimlessly scrolling through Instagram in one hand and choosing the next Netflix series to binge on with…

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Emily Besen

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

“Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just one example of the many Peace Corps volunteers who recall the experience…

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Office of Faith and Service

Volunteering at Cradles to Crayons

Working at Cradles to Crayons this past semester has been an extremely rewarding experience. Cradles to Crayons is an organization which heavily relies on their volunteers, and they do not disappoint. Seeing the amount of people who want to help others and make a difference in a child’s life is very heartwarming. In particular, there…

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Abby

Cradles to Crayons: Snapshot of Volunteering at Babson

Brrrrr! As I stood at PepsiCo this past Saturday, with cold hands and feet, I was amazed at how many people were willing to take time out of their day to sort through donations. This weekend Babson hosted Cradles to Crayons and opened an invitation for all to come and donate part of their Saturday…

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